CHRISTINGLE CAROL CONCERT AND CHRISTMAS MARKET
Everyone is invited to attend our annual Christmas market and Christingle carol concert on Sunday 16th December 2012.
Local craftspeople will be selling gifts and home made items from 2pm to 4pm on the bandstand, and the candle lit carol concert will start at 5pm.
Children will be given Christingles (an orange decorated with ribbon, sweets and a candle) to hold from 4pm onwards and mulled wine will be on sale from 2pm to 6pm.
If you would like to book a stall for the market (one table and a chair) please fill in the form attached to this email. It costs £10 for an adult or £5 for a child’s stall, and you will be provided with a table and chair. Places will be allocated on the day on a first come first served basis.
We would appreciate help setting up and clearing away for the event, and also stewarding during the evening. The Little Cat Café will have a cake stall and we welcome supplies of home baked Christmassy goods for sale on the day. All volunteers will be given mince pies and mulled wine (or juice) in the depot between 4pm and 5pm to stop them freezing in the time between the market and the carol concert! Please contact me if you can help.
NEW CAFÉ WINTER MENU
Our Food Hero Orn James will be making chicken massaman curry (cooked in massaman paste with coconut milk, potato and onion) to take away from the Little Cat Café from this weekend (9th December) (full menu and information about Orn is given on our food blog.
The new take away service is just part of the offer from the café during the winter, which will also include the usual hot and cold drinks, quiches and soup.
Our baker/manager Monique will also be making cakes to order for people to buy to eat at home. And anyone who turns up to pick up an order worth £10 or over will be given a free hot drink.
To pre-order take away food or cakes for this Saturday, text Monique on tel: (number no longer available) by Thursday pm. Or just turn up and buy your food from noon on Friday or all day on Saturday.
FOOD SESSIONS AT THE PARK
We’ll be making stuffed squash, vegetable couscous and carrot apple slaw on Saturday 8tht December as part of our Food Heroes programme.
The sessions are open to everyone – come along and help cook, or just turn up and eat at noon if you want to. You don’t need to be an expert cook, we design the sessions so people can just roll up their sleeves and help with chopping, stirring and eating!
We pay food heroes £40 to teach other people about the food they know and love. No experience is needed and you will be supported by our food manager Fiorella Fronzi during the session. If you are interested in becoming a food hero please contact Fiorella Fronzi via email.
FAMILY COOK AND EAT BREAKFAST CLUB
We’ll be making raspberry-cinnamon French toast at the family cook and eat breakfast club this Friday (December 7th) from 9am in the Mulberry Centre. The family cook and eat sessions allow children and adults to cook and eat together. Everyone welcome.
RETIRED PEOPLE'S LUNCH CLUB
Retired people are welcome to come and eat lunch made with vegetables and fruit from the greenhouse at the depot from noon each Friday. These sessions are informal and friendly and everyone is welcome.
The food sessions are funded by the Big Lottery Fund’s Local Food scheme.